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Track and Field

Junior David Roddy (21) fights off defenders from Utah State University as a free-throw is shot

Colorado State winter sports: What you may have missed

Bryson Schminke, Sports Reporter January 17, 2022

Colorado State University students are returning from their winter break, but they may have missed all the highs and lows of sports that went on during it.  The football season is over, but Trey McBride...

Lauren Gale in her 2021 Olympic jersey poses in a start position on the Jack Christiansen Memorial Track Fort Collins Colorado Oct. 4. (Garrett Mogel | The Collegian)

15 track and field Rams set PRs at first meet of the season

Bailey Shepherd, Sports Reporter December 5, 2021

The Colorado State University track and field team hit the ground running on Friday in their first indoor meet of the season as they made the trip to the United States Air Force Academy for the Air Force...

Lauren Gale holds up a jacket from the Canadian 2021 Tokyo Olympics 4x400-meter track team on the Jack Christiansen Memorial Track Fort Collins Colorado Oct. 4. (Garrett Mogel | The Collegian)

From Canada to CSU to Tokyo, Olympian Lauren Gale defies odds

Jeremiah Janzen October 5, 2021

According to the NCAA, an estimated 488,267 women compete in high school track and field events, with roughly 2.8% going on to compete at a NCAA Division I level. Furthermore, Bill Mallon, co-founder...

A photo of the Olympic Rings. (Photo via Public Domain Pictures).

Colorado State Rams successfully take the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Karsyn Lane August 23, 2021

With summer coming to an end, we bid farewell to current and former Rams heading back to their various homes worldwide. After competing on the world's biggest stage, the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games has...

CSU Ram track star represents Canada in 2021 Tokyo Olympics

CSU Ram track star represents Canada in 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Karsyn Lane July 20, 2021

Lauren Gale, a junior athlete at Colorado State University, was nominated to Team Canada's 4x400-meter relay team for the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, July 3. Gale is the youngest of the 57 athletes chosen...

Eric Hamer bides his time in the chase-pack in the mens 5,000-meter race of the NCAA Indoor National Championships. (Photo courtesy of University of Arkansas Athletic Department)

Track and field concludes 2020-21 season ready for olympics

Karsyn Lane June 17, 2021

  Colorado State’s track and field program competed in this weekend’s NCAA Championship in Eugene, Oregon, at Hayward Field. Ram athletes Eric Hamer, Maria Muzzio and Adam Dawson concluded...

Taryn Sieg winds up for her shot put throw on April 14, 2019. Sieg placed first in this event with a throw of 14.96m. (Alyse Oxenford | Collegian)

What you missed in CSU sports

Taylor Paumen April 21, 2021

While students were relaxing during spring break, many of Colorado State University's student-athletes were entrenched in competition. The softball, track & field and tennis programs found varying...

Marybeth Sant sprints out of the blocks during the 4x100 meter race at the Jack Christiansen Track meet at Colorado State on April 27. (Matt Begeman | Collegian)

Rams dominate outdoor events over the weekend

Scott Nies April 6, 2021

For the first time in roughly two years, the majority of the Colorado State track & field program competed at home at the Jack Christiansen Memorial Track, and they dominated. With 13 first-place...

Tarynn Sieg winds up to throw the shot put ball, at the Doug Max invitational. Sieg placed first in the event with a distance of  14.96m. (Devin Cornelius | Collegian)

Rams burst back onto the scene to start outdoor season

Scott Nies March 30, 2021

Keeping with the record-breaking theme of the indoor season, plenty more Rams joined the Colorado State track and field top 20 lists after strong performances at the Spank Blasing Invite, hosted by...

Germain Barnes jumps over a hurdle during the 400 meter hurdles race at the Jack Christiansen Track meet at Colorado State on April 27, 2019. (Matt Begeman | Collegian)

Abundance of records for the Rams in last regular season meet

Scott Nies March 1, 2021

The Colorado State track & field team certainly made the most of their last regular-season competition. Hosted by the United States Air Force Academy, the three-day championships at the Peak indoor...

Senior Eric Hamer competes in the 5,000m race at the Iowa State Classic Indoor track meet on Jan. 15, 2020. (Matt Begeman | Collegian)

Two Ram records set by track & field at Iowa State Classic

Scott Nies February 15, 2021

Despite only sending five student athletes to the Iowa State Classic, Colorado State showed up in dominating fashion and broke a couple of school records along the way.  Anytime you travel to a meet...

Nico Carvacho (32) goes up for a shot on March 4 at the Mountain West Conference Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although a close game at times, the Rams lost to the Cowboys 80-74. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

CSU track and basketball bring home awards after 2020 season

Savvy Rafkin March 25, 2020

Colorado State’s track and field and basketball teams earned several awards for their hard work in the 2019-20 season. The Rams track and field team accumulated 30 All-Mountain West awards, and head...

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